Russians love their old proverbs and sayings. They are often used as the wisdom of ages that can be relied upon. “For ages” (ispokon vekov) is a good enough reason to justify the way things operate: Since it’s a proven method, it should be worthy. In general, the modern Russian culture values tradition above innovation and…More details
Scientists discovered that small lies cause bigger lies. The brain gets used to self-serving lies and eventually stops responding anxiously when we are lying. The more we lie—the easier it gets Even the smallest lie reduces brain’s susceptibility (in the area called amygdala) to negative emotions, which appear when we are dishonest. This was revealed…More details
Experts checked which country of the former USSR had the highest salaries in 2016. The average official remuneration in Ukraine is only USD $192 per month. In Tajikistan it’s even lower—$116 per month. The highest level of wages is in Russia—$556. Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania), which are now parts of the European Union, were not included…More details
Another beautiful love story arrived from our clients today: Irina and James from Seattle, USA, sent their wedding photos. The lovely couple met in September 2015 and got married in June 2016. Their love affair was quick but not without twists and turns. “Both of us didn’t believe we would really find a partner through…More details
Will Ukraine have a woman for president in 10 years? A young Ukrainian lady believes she can make it happen. Miss Petrova is serious about her plans to score the top position in the Ukrainian government. No, it’s not Elena Petrova, the founder of Elena’s Models. 29-year-old Anna Petrova lives in Kiev. She is the…More details
How much does it cost to rent a home in Russia? The cheapest and most expensive Russian cities for renters
Renting a home in Russia may be cheaper than you think. It’s definitely more affordable than in western countries. Besides, lots of apartments are leased fully furnished. You get kitchen utensils, pots, and other necessities. So, if you want to rent a home in Russia, it can be easy, comfortable, and affordable. The majority of locals…More details
A new study found that rich people look at others less. Interestingly enough, another scientific analysis discovered that viewing other people’s selfies makes us unhappy. Both studies are lead to the same conclusions. Social status determines how people behave in a croud In the first study, psychological scientist Pia Dietze from the University of New…More details
When I write about rules of Russian dating, I often get surprised comments from western guys. They cannot believe how dissimilar the process of courtship works in Russia. These tips by the most famous Russian matchmaker and star of TV program “Let’s Get Married” 54-year-old Roza Syabitova (aka Rosa Sabitova) may sound shocking to some…More details
The Russian government proudly states that the average salary of doctors in Russia has increased from 35,900 rubles to 48,000 rubles per month (USD $574 to 778). According to the federal statistics, medical personnel is paid higher than average salaries among other categories of employees. However, alternative studies have different data revealing that doctors in…More details
We brought back our popular feature of members’ response rate due to many requests from users. This feature was important to the greatest majority of our online dating site members from 2006 to 2014. International dating is a more purposeful and serious form of dating. Members invest a lot of time and often money to…More details
Russian government recently released a draft federal budget for 2017-2019.The government plans to cut health financing by 500 billion rubles (over 800 million USD). How Russia spends its resources this and the next year will affect the country far beyond 2017. Thus, what will be the consequences of the budget cuts? Budget cuts In total, defence, economy…More details
Ukraine’s employment portal Work.ua asked its subscribers which factors they consider when choosing jobs. Ukrainians are looking for well-paid vacancies in the first place, the survey shows. How jobs in Ukraine are scored by employees The top 7 things that matter the most for job seekers from Ukraine: 60% of view the salary (wages) as the main factor of…More details
Director of Ukraine’s leading aerospace company “Yuzhnoye” Olexander Degtyarev announced that Ukrainians are ready to travel to Mars and Moon. According to Degtyarev, the country has all the necessary technologies to launch such missions. Revival of the Ukrainian aerospace industry Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Olexander Turchinov said that Ukraine has started…More details
Elena’s Models blog covers issues of dating Russian and Ukrainian women online and in real life, offering tips for men how to succeed and what to watch out for. If charming Slavic ladies is your goal, this is your place to learn how. There are some specifics to international dating online, which are important to know. Our renowned experts are happy to render decades of their experience and knowledge to help you navigate the exciting waters of cross-culture romance with Eastern European girls.
Finding genuine relationships and love becomes simpler with this step-by-step, no-nonsense guidance and advice. Meet sincere women, avoid scams and traps, and have an adventure of a lifetime with the proven and tested tips from life coaches and users of online dating sites. If you got scammed or taken advantage of by pay per letter (PPL) or paid chat international dating sites offering easy introductions to Russian and Ukrainian girls, our users share their stories and years of practical experience of dealing with marriage agencies, to assist in understanding what happened and what can you do now.
Slavic women include ladies from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and other Eastern European countries and states of the former USSR. This advice will also assist you in establishing loving relationships with women from Kazakhstan, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and other republics of the historical Soviet Union. Slavic women are known for their deliberate femininity, strong family ties, and devotion to the traditional marital structures, which are heavily promoted through their local media and cultural outlets. The majority of Russian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian women see family and children as their highest priority in life and the only way to find personal happiness.
With Internet widely accessible in Russia and Ukraine through Wi-Fi and mobile connections, more Slavic women are open to the idea of looking outside national borders in search of their true love. With gender ratios of only 86 men to 100 women country-wide, Slavic girls are choosing to investigate their dating options in other geographic locations, where they can find men of quality that is not available for them at home.
You will also find news items from post-USSR countries relating to everyday realities of life and relationships, to make your understanding of these modern European counties more up to date. Free from politics and negativity, our news are entertaining and fun. Contemporary research and studies of human relations, marriage, family, and demographics will assist in finding reliable models of communication that are proven to work in the realities of the second decade of the 21 century. Surprizing discoveries of today’s scientists and open discussion through comments allow you to share your opinions or ask questions.
Dating Slavic, Russian, and Ukrainian women in a multicultural and international environment that we share today is far from a mail order brides operation, but is an open and transparent experience of people from different locations connecting and sharing their ideas, thoughts, common goals and aspirations, without prejudice or borders. This blog allows you to learn more about modern life in countries of the former Soviet Union, including Ukraine and Russia, which is, most likely, very similar to what you are used to in your own country. In fact, you have more in common than you probably think.
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